Video Analytics

The past decade has seen the reliability and effectiveness of surveillance video analytics vastly improve, making accessibility of the software gain widespread growth. Developments in camera and server processing technology have allowed for analytics to run on them alone even when running multiple video streams or other applications. The capabilities of Genie’s WISH surveillance systems are significantly boosted with the introduction of its new analytics firmware. Built into Genie’s latest H.265 network recorders from their flagship WISH range, the analytics firmware provides its users’ more reliable information benefiting from the…

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New Survey Findings

Digital transformation is disrupting the finance industry in Asia-Pacific and likewise driving positive change, however, cybersecurity risks have also increased significantly. Palo Alto Networks recently released a survey revealing a high level of awareness within the sector to invest in cybersecurity measures. 72 percent of respondents claim to have received additional cybersecurity budgets over the past year – above the average of 66 percent, across all industry sectors surveyed. This shows a good understanding on the importance of dedicating resources to avoid cyberthreats. Furthermore, 52 percent of financial institutions have…

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Ranked to the 2017 Inc. 5000 List

Selected for the second time BCDVideo, the industry-leading purpose-built video surveillance storage solution manufacturer, was named to the Inc. 5000 list for the second time. The 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.…

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REAS Powered by INTERSCHUTZ

Even more companies from abroad sign up for the event, running from October 6 to 8 in Montichiari, Italy Running from 6 to 8 October at the Montichiari exhibition center, ‘REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ’ is set to be a major draw. As Italy’s flagship exhibition for rescue services, civil defense and fire prevention, the event has acquired even more international appeal, ever since Centro Fiera di Montichiari and Deutsche Messe, the producers of the INTERSCHUTZ flagship fair in Hannover, Germany, agreed on a partnership to jointly stage the event. This…

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Research Study Report

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has unveiled the findings of their video surveillance solutions research study in Singapore. The study revealed that while satisfaction with video surveillance continues to remain high, few firms are fully taking advantage of intelligent video solutions, beyond basic functions such as surveillance today. 92 percent of surveyed retail businesses are satisfied with their current video surveillance solutions, with more than 50 percent of businesses recognizing basic benefits of video surveillance for security (96 percent), live recordings (61 percent),…

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ASSA ABLOY Sells AdvanIDe

ASSA ABLOY has sold the business and assets of AdvanIDe to a new holding company based in Singapore with the majority shareholder being the Japan South East Asia Growth Fund L.P. The transaction will lead to growth opportunities for AdvanIDe, which are currently limited within the ASSA ABLOY Group. AdvanIDe is a leading semiconductor provider, focused on components for RFID transponders, chip cards, RFID readers and terminals. The business headquartered in Singapore employs 56 people, and has operations in the US, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The business expects…

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City of Santo Domingo

This municipality In Chile deployed a comprehensive, regional video surveillance system that reduced crime, improving security for local citizens and businesses Milestone Systems’ IP video management software (VMS) has been installed across the city of Santo Domingo, Chile, to provide ‘digital eyes’ in support of the city’s efforts to reduce crime and improve living conditions for its entire territory, including rural zones. “For the community, security is a very important topic,” said CristianFuentealba, a spokesperson for the Citizen Security Department of Santo Domingo, “We are one of the larger regions…

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Celebrating Life Saver Event

Michigan Family Saved from high levels of Carbon Monoxide in their home ADT LLC, a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, has celebrated one of its life saver events in Bloomfield Hills, MI where the Brodsky family was reunited with rescuers who helped them safeguard from carbon monoxide. “The ADT carbon monoxide detector activated and I thought it was a false alarm because of the chemicals being used on the carpets,” said Brodsky, “So, when the ADT dispatcher called, I tried to persuade him to…

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